McNeil Room Continuing "Summer Unplugged" Specials

Monday, June 15, 2015 - Fri , July 3, 2015 (all day)
Where: Union, McNeil Room
Description: Summer Unplugged is continuing to offer several sandwich specials at Maxx Deli, so be sure to stop by the McNeil Room for this limited-time offer!
Contact: Sodexo Campus Dining Services

Rensselaer Appoints Rongjie Lai Assistant Professor of Mathematical Sciences

Rongjie Lai has been appointed assistant professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences within Rensselaer's School of Science.

Rensselaer Athletics Posts Weekly Review & Preview

Find out how Rensselaer's men's and women's track and field teams placed at last week's DIII Outdoor Track & Field National Championships, and also learn more about the upcoming Let's Go Red! golf tournament scheduled to be held on Monday, June 8.

Rensselaer Alumni Hall of Fame Announces 2015 Class of Inductees

Seven new members have been selected for induction into the Alumni Hall of Fame, bringing the total membership to 79. This year's inductees are: William E. Gurley, Class of 1839, and Lewis E. Gurley, Class of 1845, manufacturers of scientific instruments; David L. Noble '40, inventor of the floppy disk; William M. Klages '47, lighting designer; Stephen E. Harris '59, pioneer in the science of light; John F. Schenck '61, MRI prototype developer; and E. Trifon Laskaris, Ph.D. '74, MRI technology innovator. The 2015 Rensselaer Alumni Hall of Fame Induction will be held in the Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center on Friday, October 2, as part of Reunion & Homecoming weekend.

Commencement 2015: Service to Their Country

The Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) programs at Rensselaer are elective programs for students who desire commissions in the United States Armed Forces. This year, 28 students will be graduating from the ROTC program. 

EHS Schedules Hazards Communication RCRA Seminar

Friday, June 12, 2015 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: HR, Gurley Bldg, 2nd Floor
Description: This informational session is one in a series of Environmental Health and Safety sessions designed to convey Rensselaer policy and program information. This session satisfies the course requirement associated with Faculty and Staff EHS course curriculums, provided in Traincaster and on associated Performance Management Tools. For more information regarding this session or associated EHS training content, please contact Will Fahey at extension 2318 or at
Contact: Training & Development

Weight Watchers Sessions Continue June 11

Thursday, June 11, 2015 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: JEC 3117
Cost: $156 for 12 week series
Description: All members are eligible to receive a voucher for a free starter kit, as well as the 14-week voucher for e-tools. HR will also reimburse staff 50% if they attend at least ten meetings; CDPHP members will be reimbursed $65.00 (one time per year).
Contact: Ellen Katzman

Rensselaer Named 2015 Winner of National CASE Educational Fundraising Awards, Cited for Overall Fundraising Performance and Improvement

Rensselaer was named as a 2015 winner for overall fundraising performance and overall fundraising improvement, for fiscal years 2012-2014, among private research/doctoral institutions with endowments under $1 billion, by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).

Class of 2015 Bookstore Reception

Friday, May 22, 2015 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Rensselaer Union Bookstore
Description: Take a moment to enjoy your accomplishments over your time at RPI! Join us for a Class of 2015 Reception with Sale & Silent Auction in the RPI Bookstore from 5-7 p.m. FREE gifts included, as well as a raffle, DJ entertainment, food, and cash bar.
Contact: Rensselaer Union

StartUp Tech Valley Meeting to be Held June 3

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Off-campus (see description)
Description: This monthly meetup, held at Revolution Hall in downtown Troy, features new companies in a five-minute pitch format, with the audience made up of first-time, aspiring, and experienced entrepreneurs, investors, mentors, employees of start-ups, service providers to start-ups, and all other interested participants.
Contact: Kelly Reardon